Nice pic of 2008 specimen

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  1. OB

    OB Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    Anybody know what ever happened to this one? Supposed to have been delivered to mark Norman...

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    OB Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    The reason I'm asking is that this appears to have a ML close to 2,25 meters, the current "official" record... Could be perspective distortion, obviously, bringing it closer to 2 meters... I would just like to know for sure.
     
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    I was just looking at Architeuthis sizes....funny that. Do you know where this was caught?
     
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    OB Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    This should give you a clue...
     
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    bathypol Wonderpus Registered

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    Why am I not surprised?
     
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    OB Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    You indeed shouldn't be, there be monsters in these canyons...
     
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    Damien O. vulgaris Registered

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    nice specimen, but i'm affraid by the deep fishing .... the good news, we will see more specimens, the very bad news : extinction of numerous deep species are in way ....
     
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    wow what a huge squid

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